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Canada, Mississauga, Laundry & Home Care

Senior Category Manager


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Provides category management to Canadian Sales Organization including (promotion analysis, shelving/assortment, pricing and category/consumer insights) and decision support for Account teams and Strategy Team. 

  • Drives and develops the strategic management of the brands in Laundry & Home Care segment.  

  • Office-based position, which localizes HQ/brand direction on initiatives and customizes for Account and Team. 

  • Develops presentations with clear category recommendations and presents them at the client the for Account Line Reviews. 

  • Customizes sales presentations for account/channel specific use tying in category insights and strategy with sales and account opportunities on continuous basis. 

  • Leverages internal and external data sources including point-of-sales data to create analyses and presentations in support of Division/Team objectives


  • B.S. or B.A. degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 5+ years of experience in Category Management (or related roles) within consumer products industry with manufacturer or syndicated data supplier. Previous customer facing experience is an asset.

  • Direct sales or brand management experience in consumer packaged goods industry is a plus

  • Proficient in use of customer POS data including Retail Link, IRI, Precima, etc.

  • Excellent computer skills with Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

  • Strong proficiency and expert knowledge in Nielsen and other consumer/market tools and methodologies (Kantar, IPSOS, Numerator, etc)

  • Able to navigate Space Management applications (Apollo, Spaceman or ProSpace)

  • Strong oral and written communication skills for presenting data, findings and customer interaction

  • Demonstrated analytical skills, able to interpret and utilize syndicated data, etc.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

JOB ID: 190005K7


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